Retroperitoneal schwannoma: an atypical presentation.

@article{Vijayan2014RetroperitonealSA,
  title={Retroperitoneal schwannoma: an atypical presentation.},
  author={Siddha K Loka Vijayan and Sunil Kumar Shetty and Sri Ram Bhat and Suyog Shetty and Urmila Niranjan Khadilkar},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 10},
  pages={ND22-3}
}
Schwannoma is a rare tumour arising from Schwann cells in myelinated neural sheath of the nerves. They can arise in various places like head, neck, extremities, adrenal, retro peritoneum, psoas muscle. We here present a case of 33-year-old male who came with features of acute pancreatitis, with incidentally detected mass in presacral region on ultrasonography. Investigations like CECT and MRI were suggestive of neurofibroma, radical excision of the mass was done which showed solitary… CONTINUE READING
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